Lots of women have food cravings during pregnancy. You have a food craving when you want a certain food really, really badly. You want pizza and you want it now! It’s usually okay to satisfy your food cravings, as long as what you eat is safe and you don’t eat too much of it. It’s
Breastfeeding, although natural, is also a learned skill. And, like with any new skill, it can take some time to get the hang of. The most common breastfeeding problem mothers experience is sore nipples. Research has found that in the early days of breastfeeding almost 80% of mothers reported nipple pain and that by eight
If you look at the statistics for miscarriage, the numbers are startling: According to statistical reports, approximately 10 to 15 percent of known pregnancies end in loss before the 13th week. Since pregnancy loss is so common, you would think there would be more understanding around how to help and offer comfort to those going
Despite what well-meaning family members might say, experts now know that until your baby starts eating solid foods, infants get all the water they need from breast milk or formula. Both breast milk and/or formula will keep your infant plenty hydrated, even on hot days when you might be wondering if you should offer your
The United Nations Children’s Emergency Fund, UNICEF, in collaboration with the National Orientation Agency, NOA, Abia State, has urged men to support their wives to imbibe essential health practices to promote healthy living in their families. The agency outlined such essential health practices as exclusive breastfeeding, immunization, hand washing, malaria and HIV/AIDS prevention, among others.
Fatalities during but unrelated to a pregnancy are termed accidental, incidental, or nonobstetrical maternal deaths. The most common causes are postpartumbleeding (15%), complications from unsafe abortion (15%), hypertensive disorders ofpregnancy (10%), postpartum infections (8%), and obstructed labour (6%). The pictures of a pregnant beautiful Igbo lady have gone viral on the internet, as she was
A lot of women take their time when it comes to shedding their baby weight after childbirth. What is most important at this time is the health of the new baby of mother. A good and healthy lifestyle is always the first option for both baby and mother during pregnancy and after childbirth. A fitness
Becki Wilson’s son Carter-James passed away at Wythenshawe Hospital on February 28, 2016 but she was able to spend three days with him Becki Wilson, a 27-year-old mother from Stockport, lost her child 16 hours after birth. But she was not ready to let go. She spent three days with the diseased child in cuddle